Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

They also were speaking of his good deeds in my presence, and they were sending my words out to him. Tobiah sent letters to intimidate me.

New American Standard Bible

Moreover, they were speaking about his good deeds in my presence and reported my words to him. Then Tobiah sent letters to frighten me.

King James Version

Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

Holman Bible

These nobles kept mentioning Tobiah’s good deeds to me, and they reported my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to intimidate me.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, they kept reporting Tobiah's good deeds to me, and kept repeating what I told him. Tobiah kept sending letters to intimidate me.

A Conservative Version

Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. [And] Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

American Standard Version

Also they spake of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

Amplified

Also they spoke of [Tobiah's] good deeds before me and told him what I said. And Tobiah sent letters to frighten me.

Bible in Basic English

And they said much before me of the good he had done, and gave him accounts of my words. And Tobiah sent letters with the purpose of causing me fear.

Darby Translation

Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. And Tobijah sent letters to put me in fear.

Julia Smith Translation

Also his good things were said before me, and my words were brought forth to him. Tobiah sent letters to cause me to fear.

King James 2000

Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

Modern King James verseion

Also they reported his good deeds before me, and told my words to him. Tobiah sent letters to make me afraid.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they spake good of him before me, and told him my words; and Tobiah sent letters, to put me in fear.

NET Bible

They were telling me about his good deeds and then taking back to him the things I said. Tobiah, on the other hand, sent letters in order to scare me.

New Heart English Bible

Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover, his good deeds, were they telling before me, and, my affairs, were they carrying out to him, - letters, did Tobiah send to put me in fear.

Webster

Also they reported his good deeds before me, and uttered my words to him. And Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

World English Bible

Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.

Youngs Literal Translation

also, his good deeds they have been saying before me, and my words they have been taking out to him; letters hath Tobiah sent to make me afraid.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

me, and uttered
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

my words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

to him. And Tobiah
טוביּהוּ טוביּה 
Towbiyah 
Usage: 18

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

אגּרת 
'iggereth 
Usage: 10

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Opposition To The Completed Wall

18 For many in Judah were bound by oath to him because he was the son-in-law of Shecaniah son of Arah. His son Jehohanan took as a wife the daughter of Meshullam son of Berekiah. 19 They also were speaking of his good deeds in my presence, and they were sending my words out to him. Tobiah sent letters to intimidate me.



Cross References

Nehemiah 6:9

for all of them [sought] to frighten us, saying, "their hands will not do the work." And now, [God], strengthen my hands.

Nehemiah 6:13

For this reason he was hired: to frighten [me] so that I would act and sin, so that they would have a bad report so they could taunt me.

Proverbs 28:4

Those who forsake instruction will praise the wicked, but they who guard instruction will struggle against them.

Isaiah 37:10-14

"You shall say this to Hezekiah, king of Judah: '[Do] not let your God in whom you trust in him deceive you by saying, "Jerusalem will not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria."

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you, but it hates me, because I am testifying about it, that its deeds are evil.

John 15:19

If you were of the world, the world would love its own. But because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, for this [reason] the world hates you.

Acts 4:18-21

And they called them [back] [and] commanded [them] not to speak or to teach at all in the name of Jesus.

1 John 4:5

They are from the world; {therefore} they speak from the world and the world listens to them.

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